Silicon Valley Reads 2013: TEEN Selection Purple Heart

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Book cover: Purple Heart The Invisible Wounds of War Get ready, because Silicon Valley Reads(SVR) is back for the 1-3. Not only is it back, and better than ever, but SVR now has an entire program just for teens! Wait-a-sec, hold on, pal, just what the heck is Silicon Valley Reads? Well, I’m glad you asked. Simply put, it’s when everyone in Santa Clara County is encouraged to read . . . more »

We're Giving Away Music

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Freegal Logo Can’t get the latest Pharrell song out of your head? Or perhaps there’s an Lorde song you’re hooked on that you’d like to listen to, but your iTunes account is empty. Your favorite district library has teamed up with Freegal to offer you your favorite music for free -- and it’s legal! As a cardholder, you have access to over 3 millions songs and can . . . more »

Silicon Valley Reads 2013

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Book cover: The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows In 2013, Silicon Valley Reads explores the theme of Invisible Wounds of War and asks everyone in Santa Clara County to read and think about this important topic. Through our selected books and a variety of free public events for all ages, we hope to engage our community in apolitical discussions about the after effects of war on soldiers and their families. See our schedule . . . more »

January Newsletter

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Photo of girl walking Just out! The latest issue of our library newsletter! In This Issue: Freegal Gets You Moving to the Beat! Walk Your Way to Fitness - The Library Can Help! Good News! The Library has Blu-Rays! Teens Can Be Healthy, Too! Healthy Kids in 2013 Health & Fitness Programs at the Library Good Health for an Older Pet from PlaneTree Health Information Center Welcome New Deputy . . . more »

Knit-In for the Troops

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

As a part of the forthcoming Silicon Valley Reads 2013 theme “Invisible Wounds of War”, a Knit/Crochet-In is being hosted by the Los Altos Library. Date: Thursday, January 17th Time: 3:00pm — 5:00pm Where: Los Altos Library Join other knitters at the library while they make needed items for active duty servicepersons, wounded veterans, and families affected by war. Items created or begun at the . . . more »

Blu-Ray Is Here

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Blu-ray disc logo You asked for Blu-ray and we listened! Blu-ray is the next-generation format for high definition video.* With hundreds of titles to choose from, and many more on the way, experience high definition films in all their glory with Blu-ray movies. Just type “Blu-ray" in our catalog or limit your catalog search to the Blu-ray disc format under "Movies and TV." Stop by the library and . . . more »